Digitised Image

Zimbabwe. Now boarding. Otago Daily Times. 25 July 2005.

Reference Number: DCDL-0000001

The scene shows a flock of sheep at an airport. They are wearing the kind of black caps worn by the Black Caps New Zealand Cricket team and are being mustered by a shepherd with 'ICC' on his overalls past a large sign saying 'Zimbabwe'. The cartoon refers to the New zealand Cricket team having left for Zimbabwe in spite of major public pressure not to go because of the increasingly bad human rights record of President Robert Mugabe. The ICC is the International Cricket Council which refused to take a moral stand over the situation and insisted that the team go or else face a large financial penalty. The team is shown as sheeplike as they chose not to take a moral stand either. Although a parliamentary vote decided 110 against 10 that the team should not go parliament refused to accept a bill from the New Zealand Green Party that sought to outlaw sporting contact with Zimbabwe.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to International Cricket Council, Garrick Tremain, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, Black Caps (Cricket Team), Human rights - Zimbabwe, Cricket - Tournaments, Airports and Sheep.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg images - Resolution 200 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1310 x 1024.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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